Special Sub-Topic: Two Sad Stories
|How old was Amy on her last birthday in the book 'Somewhere Between Life and Death'?|
16. Amy turned 16 the week before her accident. She celebrated by having a meal with her family and her boyfriend.
|In the first book, 'Somewhere Between Life and Death', what was Amy going to buy on the night of her accident?|
Sodas. Mrs Thorton asked Erin to go, but Amy begged Erin to let her go and drive by herself for the first time...
|For how long did Amy end up being in a coma?|
3 weeks. Amy never regained consciousness and was in a coma for three weeks.
|In the first book, why was Erin so mad at Amy's boyfreind, Travis, whilst she was in a coma?|
He took another girl to the ball whilst Amy was in a coma. Travis took Cindy to the Spring Fling, but insisted she meant nothing to him. Erin was so mad at him it took her a year to forgive him.
|In the book 'Somewhere Between Life and Death', what did Erin find on Amy's last night in a coma?|
An essay all about how much she loved Erin. Erin read the essay 'Sisters' and that's when she finally realised that Amy had gone and that all was left was a lifeless body. Amy's soul and spirit had gone.
|What did Erin do as a special gift for Amy in the first book, 'Somewhere Between Life and Death'?|
Performed as a clown. Erin performed for Amy as a clown and that's where she first met David Devlin.
|In the second book, 'Time to Let Go', what was making Erin so ill after Amy's death?|
Headaches. Nobody could find a cause for Erin's terrible headaches, but she knew they were connected to Amy.
|What did David say to Erin in McDonald's that reminded her of Amy in the second book, 'Time to Let Go'?|
"I'll be your best friend". It was something Amy used to say to Erin all the time.
|What University did Erin want to go to in the fall?|
Florida State. Erin desperately wanted to get away from her arguing parents and all the memories her home held.
|Who was Jody when she was introduced in the second book, 'Time to Let Go'?|
David's deaf sister. Jody is David's little sister who is deaf, an inspiration for David and Erin.
|What was the name of the counselor that Erin began seeing in the second book?|
Dr Richardson. Erin didn't want to see her at first, but slowly she helped Erin begin to recover.
|Why are dandelions so special to Erin?|
Erin blew dandelion seeds into the air at Amy's funeral. Erin blew the seeds away at Amy's funeral and now they will forever remind Erin of her sister.
|Why was Erin angry at Amy for a long time after she died?|
Because Amy always got her own way. Erin was annoyed that Amy had the ability to talk her around. Erin was also angry because she thought that if she had been driving the car, the accident would never have happened. Erin was a much more experienced driver.
|In the second book, why did David like being a clown?|
Because it made people laugh. David liked to be able to make people laugh about the good and bad times in life.
|How do Erin and her Mum and Dad finally begin to move on from Amy's death in the second book, 'Time to Let Go'?|
They went to family counseling. Erin and her family decide to attend family counseling. Erin decides she's not ready to move away from home yet and stays at the local University. Erin also forgives Travis and feels that she can finally get on with her life again.
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